August 11-17, 1927

L.H. Hodges of Leaksville-Spray, governor of the 57th Rotary International District, has been in Chicago several days, attending a Rotary governors' convention. ... The Rev. R. E. McClure, pastor of Leaksville Presbyterian Church, recently spent several days in Kentucky, where he has received calls, but decided to stay with his present charge, much to the delight of his Leaksville congregation. ... Spray Methodist Church held its annual homecoming day and, thanks to the vigorous efforts of the Rev. H.P. Powell, drew a large attendance, including many former pastors and members now living in other cities. 

Federal prohibition agents out of Greensboro have made a number of arrests after an undercover operation in Rockingham County. Among those charged were John Hill, Doc Hill and Mrs. Pete Simms of near Stoneville, who reportedly sold the agents whisky, and Will Atkins, who was said to be operating a still. ... "Duke" Gentry pitched a five-hitter to lead the Reidsville baseball team past Thomasville 5-1 in a game played at Thomasville. ... A car driven by Mrs. Joseph Scales of Leaksville overturned on a sharp curve as she, Mrs. Pete Scales and Mrs. Jim Estes returned from a social event at Fitzgerald. Mrs. Joe Scales managed to climb out through a broken window, but the other two women were pinned inside and had to be rescued by passersby. Mrs. Pete Scales was treated at the Leaksville hospital for a cut on the arm, but the other two women escaped with only minor bruises. 

Car for sale: Greater Oakland Six sedan, $1,095. 

Boys' wear: Khaki knickers, 98 cents.

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